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Re: Re: Haggis and other gross food


Jim, you really gotta attend this one.  Not quite as good as the company
picnic, but on a scale of 1 to 10, it rates a .05.  Rich in Z-5
----- Original Message -----
From: "jim singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, December 16, 2002 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Haggis and other gross food


> it was my understanding that the judges couldn't decide, so two of them
> shared the honor.
>
> At 11:10 AM 12/16/02 -0800, you wrote:
> >Richard,
> >Which lovely young lady won the honor of being Miss Testicle 2002 at the
> >festival?  You'd think people in NE could find something better to
celebrate.
> >;+)
> >
> >Kitty
> >
> >On Mon, 16 Dec 2002 11:05:08 -0800 "Richard T. Apking"
<richa@midlands.net>
> >wrote:
> >
> > > A small town, about 30 miles South of Omaha NE
> > > has an annual "Testicle
> > > Festival" during late June each year.  Last one
> > > I attended had 5 kinds on
> > > their "sample platter".  Weren't bad, I was
> > > among about 2,500 folks that
> > > also thought that.  Rich in Z-5
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "jim singer"
> > > To:
> > > Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 7:13 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Haggis and other gross
> > > food
> > >
> > >
> > > > i'm usually up to try anything once--as long
> > > as i have some sort of
> > > > assurance that it hasn't killed too many
> > > diners recently. i had lamb fries
> > > > in a reasonably good restaurant in lexington,
> > > kentucky, once. my though
> > > was
> > > > "not bad, not good, no substitute for a lamb
> > > chop." the worst things i've
> > > > every gotten myself into were calves' brains
> > > [in a good french restaurant,
> > > > yet] and some kind of crab dish in a korean
> > > restaurant. i nearly lost it
> > > > both times.
> > > >
> > > > i've become a real fan of tripe soup,
> > > incidentally. the menudo of most
> > > > mexican restaurants is excellent. and, they
> > > swear, a cure for a hangover.
> > > > what i find interesting about that
> > > association, is that the turks also
> > > make
> > > > a rather good tripe soup that they claim is a
> > > cure for a hangover.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > At 08:40 AM 12/15/02 -0700, you wrote:
> > > > >In the mountain west generally, they are
> > > called Rocky Mountain oysters.
> > > > >There is a restaurant in a tiny town called
> > > Severance CO that specializes
> > > in
> > > > >RM oysters and people used to drive long
> > > distances to go there, more I
> > > think
> > > > >for the novelty than the food.  I thought
> > > everything they served tasted
> > > like
> > > > >it was deep fried in the same vat and you
> > > couldn't tell one type of meat
> > > > >from another.  In other restaurants where
> > > they are cooked with more care,
> > > > >Rocky Mountain oysters are quite good.  I'm
> > > told that at some brandings
> > > the
> > > > >RM oysters are collected and cooked up
> > > later, but that has never happened
> > > at
> > > > >any branding I went to.  I have never seen
> > > calf fries offered on a menu.
> > > > >
> > > > >Linda in Wyoming
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > They're also called calf fries too, so
> > > don't get fooled on that
> > > either.
> > > > >In Colorado, I'm told they're called Rocky
> > > Mountain oysters.    UGH!
> > > > > > My earlier question still applies...
> > > > >
> > > >
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